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For this very reason, we baby and child-proof everything in our home. I have cabinet locks, door knob and outlet covers, wire coverings, baby gates, and even protection for sharp corners on furniture. We also have our furniture anchored to the walls to avoid tipping.
Another thing we do to protect our kids is secure our television sets. Now this might seem strange to some people, but TV's are a huge risk, and can cause severe injury or death in children. And all it takes is a few seconds. That's right...Many times, parents never see it coming. This, thankfully, is something that is easily preventable.
How to Keep Your Kids Safe Around TV's :
A 2011 US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) report on flat panel TV safety revealed:
· A child is killed every three weeks from an unsecured TV
· Every 45 minutes a child visits an emergency room due to a TV tip-over related injury
· Between 2000 and 2011, 215 fatalities have resulted from TV tip-over
· An estimated 17,000 people each year, the majority of which are children, are treated for injuries from TV tip-overs
· Reported cases have increased almost 25% from 2006 to 2010, and over the last 10 years, injuries have increased by 31%
SANUS TV Mounting Tips:
· Easy 1, 2, 3 installation with a wall template to ensure even placement
- Online video walkthrough of simple installation available at any time
- No additional tools necessary – all required installation hardware is included in package
- Live customer support available 6 days a week
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